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But aside from these, there is also the planning of how the business should start, would it be buying from an existing wholesale business or would it start from scratch. Buying an existing business is usually the first thing that any would-be owners would think about, especially when the cost of buying it isn't as significant as the capital needed to start a new one. However, there are several disadvantages to buying an existing business that would prove advantageous to starting a wholesale business from scratch.
Advantage and Disadvantages There are different advantages and disadvantages to this. The advantage of buying an existing business is the possibility to tap into the sellerâs knowledge bank as well as inherit his or her existing client base, which could prove extremely valuable. The disadvantage is that this could be very costly. The reputation should also be noted. If the business have had bad reputation in the industry, buying it could be more risky. The second option is starting from scratch.
Like buying an existing business, opening a wholesale clothing [http://sevenwholesale.com/index.html] business from scratch can be costly, however, it allows for a true âmake or break it yourselfâ scenario that is guaranteed not to be preceded by an existing ownerâs reputation. The downside of this option is that the owner will be building their own reputation from scratch, which means lots of sales and marketing for at least the first two years or until their client base is large enough to reach critical mass.
Building up a wholesale business from scratch is perhaps the most risky, as all business opportunities must be thoroughly explored before any money or precious time is invested. However, the right opportunity can mean support, training and quick success if the originating company has already proven itself to be profitable, reputable and durable.